Events

  • Marilyn Murphy: Textile Traditions of the Peruvian Highlands
    May 23, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    During this program, we will meet weavers, dyers, knitters, and spinners of the Peruvian Highlands. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Marianne Williamson: Light and Movement
    Mon, Jun 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Jun 27, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Marianne will present her work with images at different stages including short videos as she explains her process to reflect movement and light. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kathy Loomis: Daily Art is Good for You!
    Mon, Jul 25
    Zoom Presentation
    Jul 25, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    For the last 20 years Kathy has been doing daily art in various mediums and techniques including hand-stitching, collage, quilting, photography, drawing, calligraphy and mail art. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Eun-Kyung Suh: Dimensional Fabric Transformation
    Aug 22, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Eun-Kyung Suh will show sculptural vessel forms which she has been creating for over 10 years. She will share her inspiration source, Bojagi, a Korean traditional craft. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Laura Wennstrom:  Color & Fabric
    Mon, Sep 26
    Textile Center
    Sep 26, 6:30 PM CDT
    Textile Center, 3000 University Ave SE #100, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    Laura will discuss artistic influences, sourcing secondhand materials, balancing art making with young children, and her creative process. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Judith Plotner: Blurring the Edges of Quilting, Painting and Printing
    Oct 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Judith's art incorporates her love of fabric and collage and her training as a painter and printmaker. She will take us on a journey from her early works to her current work. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Jill Fisher: Unlocking the Joy in Scraps
    Mon, Nov 28
    Zoom Presentation
    Nov 28, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Jill will share how to be inspired by what we have in front of us. Her lecture and virtual trunk show will include how to stay in a creative zone. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kevin Womack: Kevin’s Quilting Journey Trunk Show
    Jan 23, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Renowned textile artist Kevin Womack will give us a tour of his quilting journey as he shares over 75 examples spanning 30 plus years.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Pam Damour: Stitch, Tangle & Bling
    Mon, Feb 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Feb 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Join Pam for inspiration while she shows us the easy step-by-step break down on how to create Zentangle® patterns. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Kit Vincent: Capturing the Magic of Broken Color
    Mar 27, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Kit is best known for large, innovative quilts featuring textured lines that convey the illusion of rough colorful brushstrokes. She will share her processes, techniques and materials. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Deborah Boschert: Stitching, Symbols, Signature Style
    Apr 24, 2023, 6:30 PM
    Zoom Presentation
    Deborah shares her most recent art quilts and talks about developing her own personal style. She will include tons of examples of her favorite techniques, materials and themes. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Gwen Westerman: Listening to the Land
    Mon, May 22
    Zoom Presentation
    May 22, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Join us as we learn more about Gwen's background, textile art, and her Poet Laureate role for MN. In her presentation, "Listening to the Land", she will share her artistic inspiration and deep connection with the land.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button
  • Susie Monday: Digital Beyond Photos
    Mon, Jun 26
    Zoom Presentation
    Jun 26, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Susie Monday shows how, with the use of an iPad, computer or other tablet (even a phone), quilt artists can move beyond photographic reproduction into artistic filters, drawing and painting and amazing patterns.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet?Click "Join MCQ" button.
  • Cindy Grisdela: Anatomy of an Improv Quilt Artist
    Jul 24, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Have you ever wondered how to create an Improv Quilt without a pattern? Author and artist Cindy Grisdela will share her tips and tricks in this lecture about the process for working improvisationally. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • 5x5: Featuring MCQ members
    Mon, Aug 28
    Zoom Presentation
    Aug 28, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    This program has always been a favorite with members. Five MCQ members will be chosen to each show five of their projects. They’ll describe their inspirations, processes and challenges. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Heidi Parkes: Quilting as Therapy
    Mon, Sep 25
    Zoom Presentation
    Sep 25, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Quilting as therapy is a common concept in the quilting world, and quilting can help heal sadness and grief in many forms. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Merill Comeau: Narratives of Mending And Endurance
    Oct 23, 2023, 6:30 PM CDT
    Zoom Presentation
    Merill’s art investigates current socio-political issues and is inspired by traditions of craft and the history of ‘women’s work’. We will hear about her inspirations, processes, and choices of materials.Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above.
  • Christina Cameli:  Free-Motion Freedom
    Mon, Nov 27
    Zoom Presentation
    Nov 27, 2023, 6:30 PM CST
    Zoom Presentation
    Christina Cameli shares her most useful insights and discoveries about the quilting and design process. Explore two decades of her work. Program is free for current MCQ members. Not a member yet? Click "Join MCQ" button above..